Chris Potts

 
 1. NAME:      Chris Potts

 2. DATE OF BIRTH:     Feb '62

 3. OCCUPATION:       Plumber and Explorer

 4. PLACE OF RESIDENCE:    Cheltenham UK

 5. WHAT YEAR DID YOU BECOME A FAN?:   1978
 

 6.  BEEFHEART ALBUMS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
 
 SAFE AS MILK : ____________________     5
 MIRROR MAN : _____________________ 10
 STRICTLY PERSONAL :  _____________    9
 TROUT MASK REPLICA :  ____________   1
 LICK MY DECALS OFF BABY :  _______    2
 SPOTLIGHT KID :___________________    7
CLEAR SPOT :  ____________________        8
UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED :  _ 12
BLUE JEANS & MOONBEAMS :  ______  11
SHINY BEAST :   _ _________________       6
DOC AT THE RADAR STATION :   _____  3
 ICE CREAM FOR CROW : ___________   4

 
 7. TOP 10 OTHER ACTS:

 1. Kevin Coyne
 2. Henry Cow/ Art Bears
 3. Tim Buckley
 4. Camaron de la Isla
 5. Pere Ubu
 6. Peter Blegvad/ Slapp Happy
 7. Don Cherry
 8. Rag Foundation
 9. Martin Carthy
 10. Howlin' Wolf


 8. NUMBER OF ALBUMS  OWNED:
Too many to waste time counting

 9. HOW DID YOU FIRST DISCOVER CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND,
 AND WAS THERE A PARTICULAR SONG THAT MADE YOU SEE THE LIGHT?:
A friend had  Safe as Milk and Mirror Man. A musical evangelist of a record shop owner  sold me TMR and I guess Pachuco Cadaver and Moonlight on Vermont struck first and deepest

 10. NUMBER OF BEEFHEART  GIGS SEEN,  AND WHICH YEARS:
1980 the Venue London - push-biked there...

11. ART SHOWS VISITED:
none

12. ANY CONTACT WITH DON?:
nope

13. MUSICAL ABILITY / TRAINING:
a modicum

 14. ANY OTHER INFO YOU WISH TO ADD?
no, no and no (well maybe...)
 

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